Oregon Ducks vs Creighton Bluejays NCAAB Betting Prediction

Oregon Ducks vs Creighton Bluejays Prediction 3/23/2024

The Oregon Ducks (24-11) travel to face off against the Creighton Bluejays (24-9) on Saturday, March 23rd. This game will be played at PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh and televised on TBS. Both team’s come into this one having won their previous games. Tip-off is set for 12:00 ET.

Oregon Ducks vs Creighton Bluejays

The Oregon Ducks Are Coming Off A Win

After winning their last game against South Carolina, Oregon comes into this game with a 24-11 record. They have won six games in a row and have gone 16-8 in Pac-12 games this season.

On the road, the Ducks have gone 10-6 this season, and they have a +0.6 average scoring margin. Over their last 10 road games, they have gone 6-4, and their record as an underdog is 6-5. So far this season, they have been the underdog 11 times.

As the underdog, Oregon has been very strong vs. the spread this season, going 8-3. The Ducks have also been solid on the road lately, going 3-0 ATS in their last three games away from home. Overall, Oregon’s ATS record this year is 18-17.

Today’s over/under line of 146 is identical to the average over/under line in Oregon’s games this season. So far, 15 of their games have had lower OU lines than 146. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 142 points compared to an average over/under line of 146 this season.

The Creighton Bluejays Are Coming Off A Win

Creighton will be looking to build on their 24-9 record when they take on Oregon. The Bluejays have been a strong team at home, going 15-4 this season.

In their last game, Creighton took down Akron by a score of 77-60. Over their last ten games at home, the Bluejays have gone 8-2.

Creighton’s ATS record this season is 18-15, including a mark of 9-10 at home. Over their last 10 games as the favorite, the Bluejays have gone 7-3 vs. the spread, and they are 17-13 overall vs. the spread when favored this year. At home, Creighton has gone 5-5 in their last 10 games vs. the spread, and their ATS mark in their last 3 home games is 2-1.

Today’s over/under line of 146 is similar to the average over/under line in Creighton’s games this season (148.1). Their over/under record for the season is 16-17. Over their last three games, the average scoring total is 141 points, which is lower than their season average of 149.8 points per game. So far, 14 of their games have finished with more points than today’s line of 146.

Oregon Offense Breakdown

Oregon is fresh off a strong offensive showing, putting up 87 points versus South Carolina. This output is higher than their season-average of 75.3 points per game. The team’s top scorer is Jermaine Couisnard, who comes into today’s matchup with an average of 15.4, while Jackson Shelstad also maintains a PPG average of 13.1 leading up to the game.

Jermaine Couisnard (G) 15.4 4.5 3.3
Jackson Shelstad (G) 13.1 2.8 2.8
N’Faly Dante (C) 15.4 8.4 1.4

Creighton Offense Breakdown

In their recent matchup, the Creighton offense ended with 77 points against Akron. They finished with an overall field goal percentage of 56.5% and made 10 threes. Offensively, the Bluejays hold a season-long field goal percentage of 48%, placing them 37th in the national rankings. When it comes to three-pointers, they are ranked 73rd in terms of percentage and 6th in three-pointers made.

Baylor Scheierman (G) 18.4 9.0 4.0
Trey Alexander (G) 17.6 5.7 4.8
Ryan Kalkbrenner (C) 17.1 7.4 1.3

Oregon Team Defense

In terms of defense, Oregon is currently on par with the NCAA average for points allowed, giving up an average of 71.5 points per game. On average, opposing teams are hitting 7.1 threes per game vs. Creighton. This has come on three-point shooting percentage of 34.4%.

Creighton Team Defense

Coming into today’s game, the Creighton defense is giving up an average of 69.4 points per contest. In terms of field goal percentage allowed, Creighton’s defense has allowed opponents to shoot 41.9% from the field, including a three-point shooting percentage allowed of 31.5% this season.

Ducks vs Bluejays Trends

  • In their last ten games away from home, the Ducks have a straight up record of 6-4 while going 6-4 vs the spread. The team’s offense averaged 73 points per game in these contests.
  • Across their last five home contests, Creighton has been good against the spread posting a mark of 3-2. Their overall mark in these games was 3-2, while averaging 75 points per game.
  • Oregon has done well both straight up and vs the spread as the underdog, going 2-1 SU and 2-1 ATS in their last three games.
  • The Bluejays have played well in their last five games as the betting favorite, going 4-1 straight up and 4-1 against the spread.

Ducks vs Bluejays Prediction

For today’s matchup we are recommending to take the Bluejays to secure the win, with an expected final score of 78-67. When it comes to the spread, we believe they’ll cover at -5.5.

Right now, the over/under line for the game is sitting at 146 and given that our model is projecting 145 points between the teams, we like the under.

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